“Crazy ideas are great when you’re a scientist.”
Danielle Whittaker is an evolutionary biologist who studies dark eyed juncos (they’re birds) and how they use their sense of smell.
Danielle is a roller derby referee. In that alternate universe, she’s known as "Chunk Rock Girl."
30 Second Science with Danielle Whittaker
Roller Derby 101
Chunk Rock Girl
Angry Birds, Loving Birds
About Danielle Whittaker
Danielle Whittaker is the Managing Director of the NSF-funded BEACON Center for the Study of Evolution in Action at Michigan State University. Her primary research focus is on birds, what they can smell and what those smells tell them. On weekends, she’s a roller derby referee for the Lansing Derby Vixens.